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Inspired Music at the Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival

(Photo courtesy of the Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival) The sounds of saxophones, drums and lush voices fill the air today at the annual Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival, taking place from noon to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 24 in Boston’s South End neighborhood. And it is all free. This year’s […]

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Visit 46 Massachusetts Museums for Free on September 24

Forty-six museums in Massachusetts are opening their doors for free today, thanks to an innovative program by the Smithsonian Magazine in Washington, DC. “Museum Day Live” offers two free tickets for museums across the national participating in this program, which include 46 in Massachusetts. See list below. The Discovery Museums […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Economic Development Awards to help businesses create jobs

Caption: U.S. Bedding Inc. in Fall River This week the Commonwealth’s Economic Assistance Coordinating Council (EACC) approved 13 projects for participation in the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP). These projects are expected to leverage $708 million in private investment, while creating 1,299 new jobs, and retaining 3,686 jobs throughout Massachusetts. […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Launches Drought Emergency Loan Fund

Due to the unprecedented drought conditions in Massachusetts this summer, Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito have announced a Massachusetts Drought Emergency Loan Fund to assist the state’s farms and agriculture-related small businesses affected by these conditions. Farms and small businesses impacted by the drought can apply for […]

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National Parks Service Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Today, Massachusetts joined other states across the nation in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. A special birthday party, complete with a cake, balloons, children’s activities and live music, was held at Columbus Park in Boston, overlooking the Boston Harbor Islands. Michael Creasey, Superintendent of National Parks […]

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Governor Baker Signs Economic Development Legislation in Massachusetts

Today, Governor Charlie Baker signed comprehensive economic development legislation into law, providing up to $1 billion in new investments in communities, workforce training, and innovation across Massachusetts, and deepening the state’s economic competitiveness. The new economic development law, An Act Relative to Job Creation and Workforce Development (H. 4569), advances […]

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